Tag: Abortion Information

Silently Grieving An Abortion During the Holidays
“If I had kept the baby, I would be holding her in my arms right now. Enjoying her first Christmas.”   No one knew Ruby had an abortion except her boyfriend Jack. Immediately after the procedure, Ruby felt a period of relief. It had resolved the anxiety she felt over their une...
Is Abortion Tied to a Decline in Women’s Mental Health?
Is there a mental health risk for the nearly 827,000 women who have an abortion in the U.S. each year?   Previous research could not conclude a definitive link between an abortion and a woman's mental health; however, those findings are now being challenged. A new study shows that wom...
There are a lot of reasons a woman may fear a possible unplanned pregnancy.  Maybe she had unplanned sex, or she was sexually assaulted. Maybe she and her partner got caught up in the moment and didn’t use protection—or their protection failed—and she feels like being pregnant...
I was sitting on a park bench one day, enjoy the warm sunshine on my face when I thought, “I can’t remember when I had my last period.”  Here’s the thing: As a married, twenty-something woman, I was supposed to be stoked about the possibility of being pregnant, right?...
  When it comes to emergency contraception, there is a great deal of conflicting and confusing information out there. Unprotected sex happens for many reasons. Condoms break, birth control pills get forgotten, things go further than planned, or sex is forced on a woman. We want you to b...
Every day, whether you like it or not, you have to make choices for your future self.  We all do. Whether it's about how you spend your money and time, or how to handle unexpected circumstances in your life, making tough decisions is something that is bound to happen.   According...
I’m going to have an abortion. Julie* stared blankly as she spoke the thoughts in her head. There was a sadness in her voice. A hopelessness. "I’m in college and my boyfriend doesn’t want me to have the baby. To be honest, I don’t want the shame of being preg...
By Valerie Schumacher, RN, CHC When seeking medical treatment for any condition, you need to be educated and informed to make the best decision for yourself. There is much thought and consideration that should go into every medical procedure or medication you put into your body. How urgent is th...
            It is natural to feel a flood of emotions when faced with an unplanned pregnancy. Many women panic. Some feel hopeless and trapped. Others are overwhelmed by the unknown.  It is important to have the best information available, and thi...
Free Abortion Counseling or Education
              If you are considering having an abortion, it is in your best interest to take the time to get all the information you need, so you can make a fully informed decision. Most pregnancy tests are reliable. However, to diagnose and...